|11.18.2013 – Poptastik Pinoy host a mini-Komikon at the Glorietta Activity Center last Sunday featuring some of the independent komiks publishers who were at the recent concluded Komikon 2013. This is the first time local komiks featured in a mall event.
There was also a program on stage that has special signings with local celebrities from GMA Network. Poptastik Pinoy is the Philippine International Literature Festival on its fourth year that started last Friday of November 15, 2013.
It’s a first time for the local komiks community to be exposed in a mall event. The mini-Komikon is part of the weekend event that was organized by the National Book Development Board (NBDB) who were also present in last Saturdays event which held an autograph signing session for “Tibok ng Utak” (Beat of the Mind). This one-shot Filipino language comic book featured creators Mercedes Cabral and Manix Abrera.
If you happen to miss last Sunday’s mini-Komikon with the local comic book artists check out these images from the event…
POPtastik Pinoy! is supported by Ayala Malls, GMA Network, Brother Philippines Inc., Intercontinental Hotel, the Book Development Association of the Philippines (BDAP), the Korea Copyright Commission (KCC), Fully Booked, Komikon Inc., and McDonald’s.